Appurushîdo (1988)

Japan, 1988
71m
colour
Japanese
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

A Japanese animated science fiction film directed by Kazuyoshi Katayama.

Plot Summary

Police Officer Deunan Knute and her cyborg partner Briaros Hecatonchires battle a terrorist plot against the super-computer that runs Olympus City. But as Knute fights the terrorist threat, she comes to question the morality of what she is doing and starts to wonder if the terrorists may not be in the right after all…

Credits

Crew
Director: Kazuyoshi Katayama
Script: Kazuyoshi Katayama
Story: Masamune Shirow
Animation Director/Character Designer: Yumiko Horasawa
Editors: Kakesu Henshushitsu, Satoru Ishida, Shuichi Kakesu, Eigo Makioka
Music: Norimasa Yamanaka
Special Effects: Toyohiko Sakakibara
Mecha Designer: Takahiro Kishida

Cast
Yôsuke Akimoto (newscenter staffer)
Mika Doi (Fleia)
Yuzuru Fujimoto (police chief)
Toshio Furukawa (Calon)
Nobuyuki Furuta (GAIA operator)
Nobuo Iwamoto (Sebastian)
Masako Katsuki (Deunan)
Yasunori Matsumoto (police ‘A’)
Yûji Mitsuya (Yoshi)
Tamio Oki (Neleus)
Masayuki Omora (TV announcer)
Kenichi Ono (police officer)
Yoshisada Sakaguchi (Brio)
Toshiko Sawada (Athena)
Mayumi Shô (Hitomi)
Kumiko Takizawa (Nike)
Kôji Totani (terrorist leader)
Mari Yokô (guard)
Takao Ôyama (SWAT member)

Alternative Titles

Appleseed

See also
Appurushîdo (2004)
Appurushido: Ekusu makina (2007)
Appurushîdo XIII (2011)
Burakku Majikku M-66 (1987)